|Grungy Tileable Vintage Patterns|
|How To Design Your Own Clothes - Shelton, Hannah Corbett|
CONTENTS Foreword 7 I Ravelings from the Workshop of a Designer 9 II Sketching Your Own Dress 20 III Cutting and Assembling 36 IV Fit or Misfit 45 V Color and Color Combinations 56 VI Economy Measures 64 VII Finishings 77 FOREWORD I SUPPOSE I know as much — which means as little — about the fashioning of feminine garments as the average man does* Being, I trust, an average man I know when a woman seems to be smartly dressed and becomingly turned out...
Keywords: Dressmaking; Sewing; Vintage Patterns; Vintage Clothes; Clothing and dress
|Distinctive Clothes, How To Select And Make Them: An Intermediate Course - Consalus, Frances Hamilton|
1940 public domain sewing/home economics textbook. PREFACE This volume aims to give the student a training in the practice and technique of making stylish clothing. It also gives the related technical knowledge in all its phases, so that the student will not only learn practice by imitation, but will think and reason intelligently about the work and be resourceful in making original designs. In its general objectives and organization of subject matter, this book follows the plan for the second y...
Keywords: Sewing; Dressmaking; Home Ec; Home Economics; Textiles; Vintage Patterns; Needlework; Vintage Clothing; Couture
|Makeovers From Men's Suits - United States. Department of Agriculture|
"Uniforms of the military service are fast taking the place of civilian suits, This means that much good wool may lie idle - stored away in moth balls - or be wasted. If folks at home cannot use these discarded suits as they are, it is patriotic to rework them into clothes that will be worn." Digitized by Central University Libraries, Southern Methodist University http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/
Keywords: Sewing; Clothing and dress -- Remaking; World War, 1939-1945; Sewing Patterns; Home Economics; Needlework; Clothing and Dress -- Repairing; Vintage Patterns
|Make Mend For Victory - The Spool Cotton Company|
"It's up to you to keep the home fires burning, to see that you and your family stay easy-on-the-eyes. Fortunately, you can be patriotic and pretty both. It's easy to teach an old wardrobe new tricks, to resurrect the skeletons in your closet and bring them up to date. Come on, take those old knockabouts and turn them into knockouts, keep that glint in Uncle Sam's eye and still do your stint towards Victory!"
Keywords: Sewing; Vintage Patterns; Sewing Patterns; Home Economics; World War, 1939-1945; Needlework; Clothing and dress -- Repairing; Clothing and dress -- Remaking
|Clothing Construction and Wardrobe Planning - Lewis, Dora S.|
1955 public domain high school sewing/home economics textbook. "PREFACE Every girl wants to be attractive. In this book we have capitalized on this motivation to help girls develop skills of lasting value to themselves and to their families. Starting with simple grooming procedures and the art of choosing becoming lines, textures, and colors, we have gone on to show how to choose clothes and accessories that create harmonious costumes...
Keywords: Clothing and Dress; Dressmaking; Needlework; Sewing; Home Ec; Home Economics; Vintage Clothing; Vintage Patterns; Social Guidance; Grooming; Textiles
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|Take Care Of The Wool You Have - United States. Department of Agriculture|
"For each new Johnny Doughboy there must be about 200 pounds of fleece wool for warm uniforms and blankets. Our country's wool supply is limited, imports uncertain. It's up to you to use wool clothing and household articles with care . . . make them serve you long and well. This is one home-front job toward winning the war." Digitized by Central University Libraries, Southern Methodist University http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Clothing and Dress -- Care; Wool -- Conservation; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945; Vintage Patterns; Sewing Patterns; Home Economics
|Making A Continental Marine Uniform - Hilliard, Jack B.|
Making A Continental Marine Uniform by Doris S Maley; Jack B Hilliard; "This guidebook has been compiled to provide the organizations and individuals whose interest in the dress of the Continental Marine probes beyond the customary printed sources to the actual re-creation of the uniform with the necessary guidance to do so. With the Bicentennial of the American Revolution imminent, the need for a guide of this nature has become evident through the increasing number of gueries received from th...
Keywords: Sewing; Needlecraft; Costume; Clothing and dress; United States. -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- American forces; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Uniforms; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; USMC; Vintage Patterns; Sewing Patterns